Rod Neuenschwander ’99, president of the Ruhlin Group, has been named Chair of the Malone University Board of Trustees. Neuenschwander was elected to a three-year term and has spent the past six years as vice chair of the board and chair of the Finance Committee. He oversees and directs the strategic objectives of the North Canton-based Ruhlin Group. An expert in business turnarounds, he serves as the company’s lead consultant. Prior to his appointment to the Malone board, he served his alma mater as a president of the Young Alumni Board and a member of the Alumni Executive Board. During his time at Malone as a student, he was senior class president. Neuenschwander and his wife, Liz ’99 (Bradshaw), have three children.
Dylan Hamilton ’17 signed on as pitching coach for the Irish Hills Leprechauns in Adrian, MI.
Kaitlyn Stump ’15 completed coursework for an M.A. in History from Kansas State University. Her degree will be awarded in August 2018.
Erik Hanson ’14 is a licensed pastor in the Christian & Missionary Alliance denomination serving as the Pastor of Technical Arts at Grace Church in Middleburg Heights. He joined the team in 2014. Previously, Erik worked as a web designer, producer, musician, and multimedia engineer in the NE Ohio region.
Erik, a Music Production grad, programs and maintains the audio, video, and lighting systems, trains and oversees tech volunteers, and oversees production of sermon video and DVD replication.
Erik lives in Middleburg Heights with his wife, Jaynie (Cooper) ’14, who also works at the church as administrative assistant to the High School student ministry.
Diedre Haupt ’14 completed a term as a missionary working with the EFCA ReachGlobal in Germany. Her focus is anti-human trafficking and equipping the church to take it’s role in prevention, intervention, and after-care. She writes, “I was previously in Berlin for 3 years as a short term missionary, where I fell in love with the city, but also learned of the huge need…Less than 2% of people in Berlin have a relationship with God and Germany has become the number one destination for trafficking according to the United Nations. Berlin alone has over 600 Brothels and countless other women who are working on the streets. But even with the darkness that exists, being there, you can feel that God has something big planned for Berlin.”
Andrew Rowan ’11 graduated cum laude with his Juris Doctor from Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio. Andrew completed his degree while working full-time at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Andrew will be taking the Ohio bar exam in July. He is married to Nancy (Shahan) ’11. They have a five year old daughter and are expecting their second child (a boy) in September.
Dennis Siegfried ’94, Ph.D. has been promoted to Full Professor of Biology at Southwest Baptist University. He is the President of Sigma Zeta National Honors Society and President of Faculty Senate at Southwest Baptist University for the 2018-2019 school year. More about Dr Siegfried.
Kristie (Radcliff) Sigler ’97 is the co-creator of a monthly service-learning subscription box for families that provides credible information on a social issue from a nonprofit, provides educational tools, includes a product, donates 20 percent of profits, and more. The website is at www.salteffect.com. A persuasive communication lecturer and course supervisor at The Ohio State University, Kristie also is a textbook author/editor for Kendall Hunt Publishing Company. Kristie (left) is pictured with co-creator Mary Sterenberg.